Another set of showrunners have now ditched out on Star Trek: Discovery

Poor ol’ Star Trek: Discovery: Despite moderately positive critical response to its first season, the CBS All Access series just can’t seem to get its production parents to stick around, with Variety reporting that showrunners Aaron Harberts and Gretchen J. Berg are now departing the series in the midst of filming for…

The producers behind Star Trek: Discovery rank their 5 all-time favorite Star Trek episodes

As we anxiously await the arrival of Star Trek: Discovery (less than a week!), the first new Star Trek series in over a decade, The A.V. Club is reflecting on the franchise’s long legacy. And who better to do that with than the producers of Discovery? In the video above, Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, Gretchen J.…

Seeing Tom Cruise get his ass kicked again is one of The Mummy’s few pleasures

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Tom Cruise tumbles around a nose-diving airplane, grunting impotently at gravity. His character, a rakish treasure-hunting soldier named Nick Morton, has accidentally unleashed a mummified Egyptian princess from her tomb, and the only reason he survives the crash—awakening in a translucent plastic body bag without a…

Dracula Untold gets uninvited from Universal’s shared monster-verse

When the Universal Monsters Cinematic Universe was first announced a million years ago in the summer of 2014, there was some ambiguity about whether Gary Shore’s soon-to-be-released Dracula Untold would be considered canon. Next year’s The Mummy was the official kick-off of the franchise, but creative heads Alex…

Alex Kurtzman will direct the Mummy reboot, officially launching Universal’s monster mega-franchise

Three months after breaking things off with his creative soul mate, Alex Kurtzman is ready to get back out there again. But rather than play the field a little and maybe mess around with a couple of mid-budget flings, the A-list screenwriter has fully committed to a new multi-film franchise family. The Hollywood…

As unthinkable as it is, there might not be any Spider-Man movies for a while

When a couple breaks up and starts dividing their once-shared belongings—I’ll keep the TV, you keep the cat, etc.—some items will inevitably get lost in the shuffle. It could be a stack of CDs, some matching mugs, or even a series of Spider-Man movies. It happens to every couple, even a couple that is just a team of…